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2018 Carsfera Auto Festival

220 20th St
June 16, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Come out for the FREE 2018 Carsfera Auto Festival. The day will feature a variety of exciting automobile categories. Enjoy a refreshing beverage in the beer garden, listen to great live music, and let the kids expend their energy in the bounce house and the race car painting and race track. If you're interested in volunteering at this event, please contact Cassie Hurley at

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Outdoor Zumba

2121 Crystal Drive
Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.

Join the Crystal City BID, Sport and Health fitness club, and JBG SMITH for free Zumba in the courtyard of 2121 Crystal Drive. Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Come out and join the party!

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Food Truck Thursdays

1900 Crystal Drive
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get your lunchtime Food Truck fix at Food Truck Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.!

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Recent News

Future Cities Project To Position Crystal City As D.C.'s Second Downtown


In the 1960s, when developer Robert Smith planned and built the first apartment building in a former industrial area in southeast Arlington County, he named the project Crystal House. Little did he know the moniker would catch on with other developers, inspiring the name of what would become one of the Greater Washington D.C. area’s rapidly growing commercial districts. 

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Freddie’s Beach Bar owner returns to roots with Cafe Italia takeover

Washington Blade

When Cafe Italia, a Crystal City Italian restaurant, closed its doors in April, ending decades of plating overstuffed lobster ravioli, tri-color tortellini and bruschetta on homemade bread, Freddie Lutz, owner of Freddie’s Beach Bar, knew exactly what to do.

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ART 54 and 92 Service to End on June 22

Arlington Transit

The last day of service for the ART 54 and 92 bus routes will be Friday, June 22, 2018. Both routes will provide service through the end of the day on June 22 and then cease operations.

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Hello, Amazon? The 1,550 Residential Units Coming to Crystal City


The mounting anticipation for Amazon's second headquarters (and now Apple's new campus search) has resulted in an acute development focus on Northern Virginia, and more specifically Crystal City.

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Upcoming Events

Fridays at the Fountain

Fridays, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Crystal City Water Park | 1601 Crystal Drive

Velofix Mobile Bike Shop

Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | 1900 Crystal Drive

Brunch Yoga

Sundays in June, 9:00 a.m. | Crystal City Sports Pub | 529 23rd St S

Donation-based Community Yoga Classes

See link for times | Mind Your Body Oasis | 1750 Crystal Drive

Synetic Theater Summer Camp

See site for dates | 2200 Crystal Dr

2018 Primary Elections

Tuesday, June 12, 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | See link to find polling location

Booz Allen Hamilton Toastmasters Potomac Club

Every Second and Fourth Friday, 11:45 am - 1:00 p.m. | 15th & Crystal Dr

Weekly Weight Watchers Meeting

Thursdays - 3:00 p.m.



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